The PagnatoKarp Team.

Catherine L. Rieder

Managing Director, Digital Experience


Cathy Rieder is Managing Director, Digital Experience, optimizing and communicating a wealth experience that pursues excellence and innovation for the well-being of our clients. Cathy leverages outreach, metrics and strategic initiatives to measure and enhance the end-to-end experience. By focusing on digital, she helps drive our boutique family office to align exceptional service with speed, effectiveness and uncompromising standards of transparency.

Cathy is Net Promoter Masterclass Certified with extensive leadership experience in marketing, communications and creative design in financial services, technology and non-profits. Prior to joining Cresset, she helped drive wealth management messaging and corporate branding at Cassaday and Company and McLean Asset Management.

In the community, Cathy is an avid supporter of the performing arts and an award-winning scenic designer in the Washington DC area theater community. She has been actively involved with local youth sports teams and non-profit organizations that support women and children.

Cathy is a graduate of Boston College with a BA degree with honors in Economics and Computer Science. She played NCAA Division 1 volleyball for BC and still uses lessons learned on the court in her everyday life.

A native New Englander, Cathy is a long-time resident of Great Falls, VA, where she lives with her children.